Produced By: GMG Promotions

Jokes & Laffs – Comedy Night

21 May 2022
21 May, 20:00

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GMG Promotions presents JOKES AND LAFFS Comedy Nite.

An evening filled with laughter and more. Showcasing the very best of established and new comedy talents – both homegrown and international, while also making sure to cater for all comedy lovers of all backgrounds.
Introducing Lateef Lovejoy:

Lateef is an an extremely gifted entertainer, who made his show business debut as a witty 12 year old on ITV's famous morning gameshow “Mousetrap”. After that experience on the big screen he has never looked back. Not many performers can boast of having exceptional skills in all the main areas of the performing arts, lateef has these multi-faceted skills in abundance! As an Actor he has trained at the legendary Young Actors Theatre and to date has work on a range of Feature Film, TV, Radio and Theatre projects, both in the UK and internationally, and has recently completed writing, starring, and producing has own comedy sketch show pilot “HeSaidSheSaid”.

Lateef also has tremendous comedic talent and is one of the most unique and distinctive acts on the comedy circuit, and vastly gaining the reputation of becoming a force to to reckoned with, both on the Black, Mainstream, and International comedy circuits.  Lateef played to sold out shows at the Oude Luxor Theatre in Rotterdam and the Tuschinski Theatre in Amsterdam when he toured Holland and has featured in many of the UK's top comedy clubs and venues.
In addition to this Lateef has also recently made  International  Stand-up debuts in Belgium,  Nigeria, Jersey,  Sweden, Norway, and South Africa  as well as taking New York by storm when he performed at the legendary  Comic Strip, Times Square Comedy Club, and The Comedy Celler in Greenwich Village, and has also played the World Famous Comedy Store in LA in addition to the Improv and Laugh Factory comedy clubs.
Always looking to explore his boundaries the past few  years have  been exceptional for lateef as he was made one of the faces of the Channel 4 Slash Music promotion that  generated heavy rotation on channel 4, E4, and Internet promotions, as well as playing the comedy creation “Father Kissmass” for Kiss 100's “All I Want For Kissmass”  successful radio promo in addition to being chosen as the official face of the ITV Hub and the commercial mascot for major energy brand U Switch as seen on TV and all major media platforms and already has over 4 million views on YouTube.
Comedy gigs/Credits: The Comedy Store, Up The Creek, Crack Comedy, Jongleurs (various venues) The comedy Cafe, Downstairs At The Kings Head, The Chuckle Club, Crack Comedy Club, The Glee Clubs, Top Secret Comedy Club, Bearcat Comedy Club, Rip Roar Comedy Club, to name a few.
Introducing Victor Daniels:
UK’s answer to Dave Chappell!!!  Law graduate Victor Daniels is a triple threat. He does stand up as well as writing and producing hilarious comedy sketches and sitcoms.
With over 20 years of stand up comedy experience, Victor has been a regular at some of the following venues:  Top Secret, Comedy Store, Hackney Empire to name but a few –  the list is endless!  With his none stop hard hitting comedy Victor is a must for any comedy venue!

He is the creator, writer and director of the highly successful Hackney Empire The United Colours of Comedy, which is now being developed by the BBC New Comedy Unit. He is also a regular at the live 'BBC Comedy Presents' shows in the Soho Revue Bar.
Introducing Pam Ford:

A Birmingham Born woman with strong Aussie accent, this former Pub landlady turned comedian, soon out grew her small Kent village pub to perform her unique comedy set in comedy clubs and Theatre's all  over the UK and Europe. A regular at the Edinburgh fringe festival. with her one woman shows typically telling her honest and hilarious accounts of events in her life.
 Pam is simply hilarious. She commands the stage, has great material and is superb at working an audience.
 “Due to unforeseen circumstances at the last minute, 
she stepped up to headline our Wendover festival and 'smashed it!' 
May 2019  Fred Ferenzi Promoter from Bucks quote.
Introducing President Obonjo:
The Original African Dictator-Self proclaimed exiled President performing Comedy in the UK-Malcom Hardee Award Winner 2019.
President Obonjo, is an increasingly successful stand-up comedian and who has been performing Comedy for the past 10 years, As the larger-than-life, uber-confident, self-appointed, side-splitting dictator of ‘Lafta Republic’, President Obonjo has quietly been leading a comedy revolution to become the first President to take over the comedy industry by storm.
He has created rumblings by storming New Act competitions including winning Luton Comedian of the Year, Runner-Up at Great Yorkshire Fringe and was a finalist in the Naty New Act of the year in 2016. His previous solo show President Obonjo Stole My Identity was performed in 2015 which received a five -star review and was also performed at Bath Comedy Festival, Brighton Fringe and Edinburgh Fringe Festivals in 2015 and 2017 to packed crowds and critical acclaim.
In 2017, he returned to Edinburgh Fringe with another show tilted the Rise of the Comedy Dictator which was well received.
In 2019, he took his show Goodbye Mr President to Edinburgh Fringe Festival which was snapped up by Nextup Comedy and Amazon. In 2019, President Obonjo hit the national headlines, The Times, Daily Mail, Daily Mirror following the dispute with the BBC studios and E4 over the creation of a TV sitcom of an African dictator in the UK. As a result, the Justice for Obonjo movement was formed.
In 2020, He was due to return to Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2020 to perform his new show Stolen which has been put on hold. Despite the challenges in the pandemic era, President Obonjo continues to create content and is involved in exciting projects with Nextup Comedy.
Event Caterers: Dudu Bar Restaurant
Menu to include: Jollof Rice(chicken) *Fried Rice (chicken) *Suya *Aromatic spicy meat (asun) *Chicken Wings

Doors open at 6.30pm
Show starts at 7.30pm
Show ends at 10.30pm
Door closes at 11.00pm

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